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Paramore gets a little Stranger

  • 9:18 am Saturday, July 7th, 2018 by Cory

While Paramore was playing at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, they were accompanied by Gaten Matarazzo, everyone’s favorite lovable character Dustin Henderson from Netflix’s Stranger Things. Together with sister Sabrina and brother Carmen, they sang along to ‘Misery Business’ and it was awesome!

Gaten and Sabrina are in a band called Work In Progress and have covered this song before and that how Hayley found out and invited him to crash their show anytime. They also have covered songs by Fall Out Boy and Foo Fighters. Perhaps we’ll be playing Work In Progress one day.

Here is their original cover of ‘Misery Business’

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INTERVIEW: Lauren Mayberry of CHVRCHES

  • 2:02 pm Saturday, June 11th, 2016 by Joel

A few hours prior to CHVRCHES incredible set on Bonnaroo’s massive What Stage, CHVRCHES frontwoman Lauren Mayberry swung by the Radio Roo backstage compound for a quick chat. I interviewed Lauren almost exactly two years prior, when CHVRCHES played The Other Tent also on a Friday. We converse about the growth of the band over those two years, Lauren’s outspoken internet persona in dealing with trolls and misogyny, and the re-worked Every Open Eye track “Bury It” that now features Hayley Williams from Paramore on guest vocals. The song just premiered on Thursday, and with Bonnaroo happening in Tennessee (Paramore’s home state), [More]

Dance-rock titans LCD Soundsystem and Tame Impala reign at Bonnaroo 2016 Day 2

  • 12:36 pm Saturday, June 11th, 2016 by Joel

Fridays are when Bonnaroo really gets going. What and Which Stage each host performers for the first time, and the names of those performers get bigger and bigger. None, perhaps, so big among the marquee Bonnaroo 2016 artists as the recently reunited LCD Soundsystem. I couldn’t pretend to be a fan before their performance. I would group them with other bands whose appeal I may not quite understand despite them earning legions of passionate followers. I’ve spent a little time investigating them over the years without hearing anything that drew me in. Well, I consider last night an education.

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